Devo will donate all music licensing income from the month of April to assist the Ukrainian folks, Billboard studies. The cash goes to Music Saves UA and World Central Kitchen, and the band is asking others within the business to comply with swimsuit.
“Vladimir Putin’s rape of a sovereign nation, Ukraine, whose residents are dedicated to democratic rule of legislation shouldn’t and can’t stand within the twenty first Century,” Mark Mothersbaugh and Gerald Casale of Devo stated in a press release. “To assist the victims of Putin’s unprovoked conflict, Devo shall be donating these revenues from the licenses of our music catalog all through the month of April. We invite our rights holder companions in masters and publishing issues to affix us in doing the identical. Additional we encourage all profitable recording artists to do one thing comparable to assist make this gesture attain crucial mass.”
Devo are amongst this 12 months’s Rock Corridor nominees. Learn Pitchfork’s characteristic “Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh on the Music That Made Him.”